Raymond Arthur McDowell, 87

Raymond Arthur McDowell, 87, of Eldora, passed away on July 6, 2019, at Valley View Specialty Care in Eldora. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 1 PM at First Baptist Church in Eldora with Pastor Mark Chapman officiating. Visitation will start at 10 AM at the church until the time of a luncheon at noon before the start of services. Interment will be held at East Lawn Memory Gardens outside of Eldora. Memorials may be directed to the church. Abels Funeral And Cremation Service, Creps-Chapel is caring for Raymond and his family. Online messages of condolences may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.

Raymond is survived by his wife Betty, of Eldora; children Mark McDowell, of Eldora and Margaret Annette (John) Armstrong, of Littleton, CO; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister Carolyn (Arvin) Haywood, of Conrad.